As a business owner, chances are your favorite job isn’t analyzing financial statements. However, financial statements can reveal a lot about the health of your business, and identify key areas for greater profitability. In this presentation, your instructors will provide a brief overview of how to read a set of financial statements, how to calculate various financial ratios and what they mean, and how to use this information to help your business grow.
Josh Bloom is an assurance supervisor in Marcum’s Providence, Rhode Island office with almost 10 years of public accounting experience. His experience includes providing accounting and auditing services for healthcare organizations, including skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities, real estate companies, municipalities, quasi-governmental agencies, not-for-profit organizations, emerging businesses, start-ups, and employee benefit plans. As part of the audit process, Mr. Bloom is looking for opportunities to improve processes and internal controls.
Kristin Barishian has more than 9 years of experience in public accounting focusing on audits of public and private companies. She works primarily with start-up companies in the technology industry, particularly in software, life sciences and renewable energy. She also has experience providing in-house technical consulting for public companies. Kristin has also worked for 4 years in private industry as a manager of SEC and financial reporting and as an accounting manager. Kristin also serves as the Relationship Director for Marcum and devotes a minimum of 2 hours per month to Social Greenhouse Enterprise’s mission.